How to kick the habits of failure and adopt the habits of success: Sr. Executive speechwriter and speech coach to major corporations, Aide to U.S. Representative and speaker of the U.S. House
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Matthew Cossolotto, served as a communications executive and senior speechwriter at GTE, PepsiCo Foods & Beverages International and MCI Communications.
His corporate communications experience includes creative direction and editorial responsibility for annual reports, corporate identity brochures, video production and conference planning, internal and external newsletters and magazines, and employee communications.
Matthew Cossolotto spent eight years on Capitol Hill, working as special assistant to then-speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Jim Wright and as legislative assistant to then-Representative and former White House chief of staff, Leon Panetta.
Mr. Cossolotto an executive communications and public relations expert. In addition to providing speechwriting, speech coaching and public relations services, He has developed a series of innovative “Podium Power” workshops designed to help corporations and other organizations enhance the public speaking and leadership skills of their executives. The workshops encourage “Whole Brain Speaking” by integrating Left Brain (objective/content-based) and Right Brain (holistic/connection-based) functions to achieve authentic and effective communications. Mr. Cossolotto also conducts seminars about the habits of F.A.I.L.U.R.E. and S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Mr. Cossolotto helped found The Center for Voting and Democracy and served as its President and Board Chair for five years. A former Peace Corps Volunteer Mr. Cossolotto served on the Strategic Task Force on Education Abroad sponsored by NAFSA – Association of International Educators. He is currently involved in forming a national study abroad alumni organization.